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A Survey of Campaign Finance and Lobbying Laws in the 50 States, District of Columbia, New York City, and Seattle

March 19, 2019  •  By Eric Wang  •    •  , , , ,

The Institute for Free Speech (“IFS”) has reviewed the laws in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, New York City, and Seattle regulating speech about government to determine how much of a regulatory burden each jurisdiction imposes on this core First Amendment activity. The following analysis examines each state’s laws according to 12 major issues (several of which are comprised of multiple sub-issues) that are regulated under this area.

YouTube Hate Speech Policy Rollout Backfires Predictably

June 14, 2019  •  By Luke Wachob  •  

The latest attempt by a major social media platform to implement sweeping new content rules met predictable backlash, as YouTube’s effort to remove “hate ...

Amicus Brief: Maryland Online Speech Law a “Massive Overreaction”

June 7, 2019  •  By IFS Staff  •  , ,

The Institute for Free Speech today filed an amicus brief in the online speech and press rights case, The Washington Post, et al. v. ...

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